Stem cell

Human brain grown in rodents to boost treatments for neurological disorders

Human brain grown in rodents to boost treatments for neurological disorders

In a first, US scientists have grown miniature human brains or human brain organoids, in the skulls of mice, a breakthrough that could boost stem cell research as well as provide insight into neurological disorders such as autism, dementia, and schizophrenia.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
15-year-old Iraqi girl receives new lease of life; undergoes stem cell transplant from German donor

15-year-old Iraqi girl receives new lease of life; undergoes stem cell transplant from German donor

Banin Mohammad Humza, a 15-year-old girl from Iraq, underwent a stem cell transplant in a private hospital in India.

Apr 12, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
Stem cell therapy restores sexual function in impotent men

Stem cell therapy restores sexual function in impotent men

Erectile dysfunction to some degree affects nearly half of men between the ages of 40 and 70. 

Mar 27, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
Man with 45% burns healed with stem cell treatment

Man with 45% burns healed with stem cell treatment

 A 45-year-old man -- suffering from 45 per cent burns due to a chemical spill at work -- has been healed with stem cell treatment, said the authorities at a hospital here on Friday.

Mar 25, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
There's a cure for blood platelet problems - Read

There's a cure for blood platelet problems - Read

The medical procedure has advantage over available treatments for blood platelet problems such as corticosteroids, blood or platelet transfusions and immunoglobulins medicines.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
'Stem cell treatment shows improvement in Parkinson's, neurology patients'

'Stem cell treatment shows improvement in Parkinson's, neurology patients'

Stem cell treatments can lead to great improvement in patients suffering from Parkinson's disease, extreme pain in the groin and other neurological issues as it helps in the regeneration of tissues -- a new treatment option, said doctors on Friday.

Jan 21, 2017, 00:27 AM IST

Stem Cell treatment is effective in recovery of spinal injuries

According to the study conducted over several years, HESC play a vital role in treating neurological disorders and have a huge potential for differentiation and can provide neuronal or glial cells for transplantation.

Aug 22, 2016, 20:10 PM IST

Stem cells may help treat spinal cord injuries

Scientists have successfully used stem cells for the first time to promote regeneration after injury to a specialised band of spinal chord nerve fibres that are important for motor function. Researchers from Hokkaido University in Japan together with an international team of scientists implanted specialised embryonic stem cells into the severed spinal cords of rats.

Apr 18, 2016, 23:00 PM IST

Cell therapy may mend damaged hearts: Study

 Heart failure patients who are treated with stem cell therapy may have fewer cardiac events, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Apr 09, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

'Balancing act for India to fund stem cell research, fight poverty'

Advances in molecular biology and stem cell technology have spurred research and introduction of technologies to generate new tissues and replace diseased cells.

Jan 31, 2016, 23:01 PM IST

Scientists redefine how human blood is made

Turning conventional wisdom on its head, a team of Canadian scientists has discovered a completely new view of how human blood is made.

Nov 06, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

Singapore to open public stem cell bank

When injected into the body, stem cells can help replicate organ tissues. They are used to treat more than 80 diseases, including blood disorders and cancers.

Oct 26, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

China makes world's first 3D blood vessel bio-printer

The significant breakthrough has been achieved through its self-developed stem cell bio-ink technology, 3D bio-printer and cloud computing platform.

Oct 26, 2015, 14:20 PM IST
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stresses on importance of cord banking

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stresses on importance of cord banking

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who features in the new advertising campaign of LifeCell - India’s first stem cell bank - says the commercial captures moments shared between expectant parents beautifully and will become a part of their journey towards parenthood.

Aug 07, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

Stem cell transplantation shows better results in leukemia patients: Researchers

A group of medical researchers have recently claimed that using stem cell transplantation to treat patients with a serious but a very rare form of chronic blood cancer 'Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia' (JMML) has shown improved results.

Jul 26, 2015, 11:32 AM IST

Stempeutics receives ODD in EU for its novel stem cell drug “Stempeucel”

Thromboangiitis obliterans or Buerger's disease is a rare and severe disease affecting the blood vessels of the legs. 

Jun 08, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Scientists may have uncovered 'fountain of youth' while researching breast cancer

Researchers recently stumbled upon the " fountain of youth" while conducting the breast cancer research.

Apr 09, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

Aggressive breast cancer 'switch' identified

Australian researchers have identified a gene that drives an aggressive form of breast cancer, and they hope to find a way to "switch it off".

Mar 29, 2015, 12:50 PM IST

Changing stem cell structure can tackle obesity

Slight regulation in the length of primary cilia -- small hair-like projections found on most cells -- can prevent the production of fat cells from human stem cells taken from an adult bone marrow, reveals new research.

Feb 17, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

Scientist makes 'mini brain' in lab to discover cure for Alzheimer's

A new study provided a deeper insight into the development of Alzheimer's disease.

Jan 18, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

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